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like to turn it to our partner, the mayor of san francisco. >> thank you for bringing us altogether. thank you for your leadership, thank you for your leadership. i'm down here to join the other mayor's and other officials, not just our city, but all the city and officials in the peninsula and bay area so we can announce our joint collaborative effort for the super bowl bid. it's an incredible opportunity. i'm glad to see this going as well as it is because it's really a commitment to the economy of the whole region as to this particular project. having said that, the super bowl bid is an incredible thing and the strength of our bid is a collaboration of this whole region. this is how we think we will win this bid. this is not for any one particular city, it's us working together. not only on transportation issues, not only on cites, but all the hospitality that we have set. i want to thank all the regionals for working together. we want that super bowl xv very badly. we think we have the greatest opportunity to work for it and not only to win that bid, but to get ourselves in an in
commissioner campos was getting at there is expectation in san francisco there is transparency and as you develop the competency scpis wanted to ask about protecting the privacy of interested applicants and how you advise us to play that part and protecting the privacy of anyone interested in the position. hopefully that we get a lot of people but how can we ensure that privacy will be protected? >> good question. there are two things that we try to do with candidates. number one, we ensure confidentiality will be maintained up until the time they come to san francisco for a face-to-face interview. once they come into this building or whatever building we're going to use then all bets are off and we don't know who they're going to run into, who is going to hear about it. we protect the confidentiality up to that point. we advise candidates when they need to release that information to their current employers so we give them coaching around that, when it's necessary, how to do it, how to keep the lid on. the preliminary references that we do is always done with individual who is wil
, everything, it's not just from san francisco to san jose, you are talking about from napa and all places from around the world. i hope it's a future for many events to come. we thank you for coming out and hope to bring back the super bowl. thank you. [ applause ] we are celebrating the glorious grand opening of the chinese rec center. ♪ 1951, 60 years ago, our first kids began to play in the chinese wrecks center -- rec center. >> i was 10 years old at the time. i spent just about my whole life here. >> i came here to learn dancing. by we came -- >> we had a good time. made a lot of friends here. crisises part of the 2008 clean neighborhood park fund, and this is so important to our families. for many people who live in chinatown, this is their backyard. this is where many people come to congregate, and we are so happy to be able to deliver this project on time and under budget. >> a reason we all agreed to name this memorex center is because it is part of the history of i hear -- to name this rec center, is because it is part of the history of san francisco. >> they took off from logan ai
in san francisco. gosh, your vision, i have been living with this vision for almost two years now ever since our city engineer said, come with me to this event and you are going to be surprised how we can turn infrastructure to a piece of art. i have worked with so many projects with roads and buildings that we oftentimes cannot lift this heavy piece of metal or holes in the ground an construction and not be able to see the work of art that contributes to this city and future. amy, thank you for your incredible leadership on this. i met you first at this event here but was immediately sold on the possibility that we can unleash art in the most creative way. this is in fact a beacon for our arts community, for a world class city and it has the ability to attract some $50 million of contributions to our economic vitality a huge base of fans that will visit our city. there is going to be 150 million visitors, i think it's going to be $97 million contribution to our committee already scaled by our travel association. so part of it is economics, but i actual, without even having those numbe
it light ly. the history of san francisco. this is a real history of san francisco and to do the research and we do have the national service. we do have the museum on 3rd and mission that has all the photographs. so it's not that they have to go hunting for the information. this is why i came here today. i would like to meet with somebody from the port because i work for the national park service, i understand a lot of this factors. i would like to work with a small team on the things that i brought forth at some meeting which nobody contacted me. somebody should contact me. thank you very much. >> thank you. is there any further public comment. hearing none can we have a motion to residents recess and go back to closed session. >> i move to reconvene in closed session. >> we be good. aortic valve >>> i move to reconvenes in open session. second. all in favor. aye. i move to an adjourn. second. >> all in favor? >> aye. >> thank you. >>> good morning, everybody. welcome to city hall. i would like to invite all the family and now katie tang who is now supervisor. i would like to thank f
. ignatius church after the san francisco earthquake. they also constructed and established san francisco university, santa clara university, loyola marymount university in los angeles. >> vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. >> the new pontiff is already taking social media by storm. twitter has seen more than 7 million tweets related to the new pope. while that doesn't beat president obama's 2012 victory, it beats the spice girls' reunion concert. no says -- >>> everybody is talking about it. how nice the weather is! and it's going to change. >> not mentioned by the pope, but mentioned by about 6 million folks out here. highs in the 70s and 80s. walnut creek and belmont, 78, 77. even the cooler sports were still warm. hayward, 73, san francisco, 71. conspicuously cooler, half moon bay! only a high of 57. changes are coming. we're so warm, the change has to be cooler weather, and it is. the onshore flow will come back as soon as tonight. and many who did not receive fog this morning will wake up to low cloud cover and fog tomorrow. murdering their teenage daughter's pimp -- will go
in the balance this morning. today, city college of san francisco turns accreditation report, the school needs a passing grade to stay open. katie marzullo joins us live from the newsroom with a college divided. >> everyone wants city college to stay open. 90,000 students are counting on it and faculty and staff want to keep their jobs. the groups cannot agree on how to keep the doors open. that is the administration versus the students and the staff on the the deadline they protested and chanted and shouted. the commission for community and junior colleges put city college on notice back in judgment saying they had too many problems with leadership and fiscal plans. the college has been making changes ever since and a spokesman says they have stream laned the administration and added more financial accountability. >> the accreditation reform process is unwinding many, many years of behavior that just absolutely needed to be changed or could not be afforded. >> the situation and all about equity. >> students and staff say this were alternates to the cutbacks including $16 million city college
-involved shootings on march 2nd in san francisco, san jose, and union city, and one occurred the next day, involving hayward police. >> right through a few dozen people are without power no san francisco. a small explosion took out a pg&e line this morning. nearly 3700 people were without power. it's been mostly restored. pg&e says there are 76 people remain without power at this time. shopkeepers said it slowed down the usually brisk saturday business. >> like a bomb, and then the light went off. usually we have a lot of people come by, buy eggs, break fast, and then we serve coffee until the coffee is gone. >> pg&e is still not sure what caused the outage. the downed line forced muni to switch to gas-powerrerred buss in the area. >>> they were cleaning up today in oakland after poeters vandalized five banks on franklin avenue last night, and also shattered a large window at the tribune tower. the damage was caused during what organizers called a march against capitalism and police resuppression. -- repression. police say no one was arrested and there were no injuries. >> family and friends of sier
. >> this morning a victim who was pulled unconscious from a house fire last night in san francisco is in the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. the fire broke out in the diamond heights neighborhood shortly after 9 last night. a charred mattress was left in the street. flames were put out quickly and the fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of the fire. >> for the second time this month santa clara county paid cash for weapons. a gun buy-back was held yesterday morning at an airport in san jose. people lined up early and turned in guns they no longer wanted and got cash. >> never use it. but i didn't want to take that chance getting angry and using it. so it's a good time to turn it in and make a profit. >> whereas last year we finally reached the level of twelve guns, this year we've now gone over 500 guns. just in this event alone. >> $100 was given for handguns and rifles. $200 for assault-type weapons. more than 1100 weapons were turned in at the buy back three weeks ago. >>> also new this morning a san bruno community will unavailable a mural, memorial
. >> san francisco city crews will try to repair the damage caused by a natural gas leak. it forced evacuation of five homes near 25th and alabama. we were over the leak minutes after a backhoe sliced into a 2" gas line. the work crews punched two holes in the pavement to get to the leak when they shut it out after an hour. >> in hayward the last part of the downtown traffic look loop begins tonight and through the weekend. this animation provided by the city shows how the loop works. it starts at the intersection of foothill boulevard, mission and jackson street. it is designed to ease congestion and make downtown access easier as part of the highway 238 corridor improvement project. construction wraps up in time for monday morning commute. >> tonight a $2 million repaving project begins at the ferry terminal making a tough parking situation worse. most of the work will be performed on the weekend to minimize the impact on the ferry riders but officials say it will take several months to complete. four to five rows of parking will close from 8:00 p.m. on friday and 5:30 a.m. on mon
riders with flyers for the missing dog. he disappeared on a southbound train either in san francisco or peninsula. >> sheer panic. i started screaming. i said -- oh, my god. >> it's been one day since she woke up in a bart train to find her dog gone. she and archie were heading home late wednesday night for the san francisco spca fund-raising event. she had handbag on one side and archie in a carrier in the other. >> i fell asleep. it was an accident. i woke up and he was gone. >> she has been looking for him round the clock going to shelters and filing reports. he is more than a pet. she is registered specially trained service dog. she suffers from extreme anxiety brought on by a plane crash when she was eight. >> with him, i don't feel the need on medication. that is how much comfort he brings me. i'm just devastated. >> so is her husband. he has been at his wife's side every minute since archie disappeared. >> i don't had i it's funny. for me and my wife, that is our little kid. >> they have put flyers for every bart station and what started as a thousand dollar reward has grown t
is tracking a new storm that will arrive tonight. that is raising concerns in the san francisco neighborhood where several sinkholes have formed. now we learn what is happening. >> right now, it is very quiet but no one will be watching the sky more closely today than neighbors out here in this west portal neighborhood of san francisco. the big fear is that forecasted rain and how it might impact the already growing sinkhole problem out here. the problem right now, we can tell you, there are up to five sinkholes and it started last wednesday when a city water main broke causing gushing water to trigger the holes. now, homes in the area in some cases are slowly caving into the ground, 12 have been damaged and up to four are now red tagged and they are simply not livable. private insurance companies of the homeowners say that they don't plan to help. the city is having to step up and help homeowners with the repairs. >> structural fixes for the things that might be settlement cracks or things like that, those we will pay. >> it could be a big repair bill in some cases. the neighborhood was ori
of marin county. james. >> thank you erica. >> san francisco police are investigating the death of a man who was found in an elevator shaft at the montgomery bart station. it happened last night around 930. police responded to a called a person stuck in an elevator at the bart station. authorities managed to get that man out when they discovered another body in the shaft. it is unclear how the man got into the elevator shaft or how long he had been there. police foubelieve he could have been sleeping on top of the elevator when he was closed. we will have a live report coming of the 430. >> a shooting has oakland police turning to the public for help. the parties are working on tracking down the suspect shot and killed a san francisco man early yesterday morning. kron fours scott rates walked us through what happened. >> i am told the shooting have been a block away from the oakland police department. at the intersection of ninth and clay. it started at around 3:00 in the morning when officers responded for a call of a shot fired. when they arrived they found the man that had been shot m
the son of ruth jackson. wenzel was born june 15th, 1956 and was raised in san francisco visitacion valley community. he's a graduate of woodrow wilson high school and participated in team sports such as tennis and softball. he worked at merrill lynch 15 years where he developed his management skills and later left corporate life to pursue his calling in pastoral ministry. he leaves behind to cherish his memory his best friend and his loving wife tamara hall man jackson, his parents of washington, d.c., and ruth jackson, also affectionately known as polly. she's a leader right here in our own visitacion valley community. he left behind four brothers, brian, drew, james, and lorenzo and one brother-in-law, raphael who resides in hollywood, california. so, please join me in lifting up our dear friend and sister ruth jackson as she mourns the loss of one of her children. on another note, another sad note, i also want to lift up another mother of the bayview community that has lost her son. many of you know ms. espinola jackson. she recently lost her daughter to a battle of cancer. ms. yvonne
>> this is make-or-break day for the city college of san francisco for fixing financial and management problems or cause a ripple effect that could result in closing. katie marzullo is live in the newsroom with more. >> city college sends in accreditation report today. if they get a failing grade the largest college of nearly 90,000 students could be forced to close. with the deadline ahead, students and teachers marched to city hall shouting and chanting in an effort to be heard. they do not want classes cut. teachers could be left without jobs. city college has been in notice since july because of serious problems with leadership and fiscal planning. the college has been making changes, tightening their belt, but the students and staff don't like it. >> more financial accountability more stream lined administration. a closer look at how we manage our facilities. closer look at how we track student success. >> no one has been disappointed and quality of the education they get here. it has been mostly a financial management problem. >> a particular sticking point is the
rosa and 39 in novato and 37 in napa. all the mid-to-upper 40's throughout the bay shore, san francisco, mountain view, 47, oakland, hayward, san jose, 45, and 43 in concord and livermore. through the afternoon hours we will have mostly blue skies, no lightning. and a lot of sunshine. we will have temperatures starting off in the 30's, the 40's, and around 60 at the coast and 74 inland this afternoon and during the evening hours we are in the 50's to 60's. sue? >> thanks. the lightning is still going off behind your head and that is distracting. hopefully that is not the case for the morning drive. the san mateo bridge, fog free, visibility is good and the tail lights headed westbound on the flat section and everything is moving nicely and very, very light conditions on the bay bridge right new with an early state of the stall eastbound, and otherwise, just road work and we will look at your eastbound out of the central valley, and maybe we will not look at it...there we go. the maps are slow to move this monday morning. eastbound 580 from greenville to north flynn until 11:00. highway
>>> we are live in san francisco where a man dies in a freak accident at a bart station. we'll tell you happen he was doing before he was killed. >>> thousands of workers are getting a pay raise today. >>> warm warmer weather is spill into the bay area. >>> also what is happening at the vatican today. one day before the cardinals start choosing a new pope. all ahead on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you welcome to a brand new day it's monday, march 11th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm maureen naylor in for pam cook. we have the time change there. let's get a check of weather and traffic. let's start with rosemary today. >> quite a pleasant weekend. we got another nice day in store. for many of us a warm up in store. this hour we are joined by chilly temperatures. slipping back into the 30s and 40s. and inland areas dealing with a little bit of patchy fog. i'll have more on that coming up and a look at your afternoon highs in your extended forecast. good morning, sal. >>> good morning. right now traffic is moving well on highway 4 westbound as you come up to t
. >> thank you. >>> progress is being made along san francisco's waterfront where a new cruise ship terminal is being built. the james r. herman cruise terminal on peer 27 will be able to accommodate megaships that can carry 6,000 passengers. right now the pier is being used for the america's cup and it will be the centerpiece for the yacht races later this year. princess cruises has pledged to base a cruise ship in san francisco which will set sail for alaska, hawaii and mexico. >>> a light earthquake shook the desert southeast of los angeles this morning. the magnitude 4.7 quake hit just before 10:00 a.m. and was centered 23 miles south of palm springs about 64 miles northeast of san diego. this is a look at the u.s. geological survey site that lists earthquakes and shows the seismograph for each event. there were no reports of damage or injuries. >>> japan is marking the second anniversary of its deadly earthquake and massive tsunami. today memorial services were held in tokyo and the northeastern coast. it coincided with the exact moment the earthquake hit. the quake was followed by a ma
are sequestered and will not emerge until the process is over. the former san francisco archbishop took part in a preconclave mass considered the most influential people involved in the selection process. use news reporter marcy gonzalez is joining us from mitt romney with the latest -- from rome with the latest. >> good morning, the doors of the cistene chapel were locked an hour and a half ago. the cardinals are going the process of electing a new pope. >> a solemn procession after so much anticipation. the conclave is now officially underway. >> it is a tremendous moment for the cardinals because they have been talking for about ten days. all the talk,ow, and the chatter falls to the wayside. 115 cardinals picking their seats, praying and voting each carefully disgoesing his handwriting as he cast as ballot for the man he believes should be the next leader of the catholic church. the cardinals starts the day in part by celebrating mass in st. peter's and now after a morning of bowed head, outside all years looking up. watching. waiting. waiting for the smoke to pour from the chapel. black
on mornings on 2. >>> also coming up, we continue to follow that s.w.a.t. team standoff in san francisco and things are changing by the minute. >>> two separate arson incidents at two separate hospitals, stay right here with us. >> reporter: heavy rain and strong winds moving across the bay area overnight. mum, we'll break down rain timing for today and when thunderstorms could be added to the forecast. >>> an intense standoff unfolding at a san francisco pot club this morning. we'll tell you why the s.w.a.t. team was called to this building and we'll tell you about the wanted man we're told is inside. >> reporter: a two-hour police standoff in a quiet neighborhood in san mateo. we will tell you what happened inside the hospital, what workers there are telling us this morning. >>> also -- stormy weather both here at home and back east. how this is affecting this morning's flights at sfo. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning to you. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, march 6th. >>> we begin with developing news fro
an accident of this type, of this magnitude, in this stretch of eastmoor. >> ama: a san francisco man is the latest victim of violence in oakland. police say he was shot to death around 3:00 this morning near ninth and clay street, just blocks away from police headquarters. the unidentified 37-year-old man was in his car when he apparently got into a dispute with people inside another vehicle. they began shooting at the man, who was hit, and then crashed his car. this mark's oak leappedz's 17th homicide of the year. last year at this time oakland had 4 homicides. >> a man hired to help the oakland police department imphlegm court ordered reforms will report for duty tomorrow. the man this department's new compliance director. he'll take on the task of reforming how police investigate themselves and document their work. the 68-year-old is a former baltimore police commissioner who served on the san jose police force. he can spend city funds, oversee top commanders and the chief and his deputies. >> in less than 48 hours the cardinals of the roman catholic church will cast their first b
topic at a town hall forum in san francisco at this hour. new at noon, ktvu's sal castanedo joins us live to explain the special guests who have traveled across the country to talk about their tragic experience with gun violence. sal? >> reporter: tori, good afternoon. the ideas that are coming from this campaign accompany a national call for tech solutions to prevent what happened three months ago in connecticut. on the three-month anniversary of the sandy hook elementary school shooting, a national campaign to seek high-tech conclusions to gun violence kicked off in san francisco with mayor ed lee and district attorney george gascon in attendance. >> we are in many regard the innovation capital of the world. i'm so proud to see this launched here today. >> reporter: some parents traveled here to call for innovative ideas to help solve what many say is a growing national crisis. >> two of the students killed that day lived in my small neighborhood. the gunman and his mother lived a street over from us. >> reporter: among the ideas proposed, biomettic gun locks that would only open
, marci, live from a windy rome. >> winds of change. >> in san francisco, a massive thanksgiving for pope francis is held at st. mary's cathedral at noon, the archbishop points out that the new pontiff took his name from the same saint that san francisco is named after. he has also asked that every par inor institution which has a mass today celebrate a massive thanksgiving for the new pope. >> from the caribbean, there is trouble on another carnival cruise ship "dream." it is dropped in st. martin. passengers are saying the ship has no power and toilets are overflowing. they say they have been docked for 14 hours and are not being allowed off the ship. the coast guard said they have not been notified of issues with the ship which is customary. this is a month after a fire on another carnival cruise ship that stranded passengers. >> from the south bay, police investigated a high school field trip during which a registered sex offender was allowed to ride the bus with students. abc7 news reporter, amy hollyfield, is live at the high school in san jose. what happened, amy? apologies to you
fans are converging in san francisco for the world baseball classic at tt at&t park. jerry -- sergio is live. reporter: it wasn't too long ago that san francisco started sunday parking meter enforcement, and if you have to find an open parking spot you'll notice some shocking new meter prices. it will now cost $7 an hour to park at a meter in this neighborhood. it's called special event parking, and from here on out, all special events at at&t park. including giants home gains, will be at this rate. the other change people should know about, meters will run in this neighborhood until 10 pl for these special events. now, the new parking price came as a shock to baseball fans hoping to catch the matchup between japan in puerto rico. >> have to think twice about coming up here or maybe do mass transit itch together. i don't know, $7 an hour is ridiculous. >> nelson and his family took mass transit into the city for the game so they did avoid the high parking prices. the new price is part of a new program by san francisco to manage the city's limited parking meter spaces, and if you do t
in san francisco and more than 3" in deficit in san jose. today we are starting off cool with clear conditions, 30's to mid-40's. the clouds will increase through the afternoon. a mild day with democrats in -- with temperatures in the upper 50's at 4:00, and mid-50's at the coast and upper 50's to low 60's. tomorrow the clouds will be getting thicker and drop rain in the evening. the best chance of rain is tuesday night into wednesday morning with lingering showers wednesday afternoon and the day on thursday looks brighter. >> golden gate bridge is free with no road work. it is a nice drive. from the tunnel into san francisco, it is nice. you will not be able to pay cash after the 27th to get across the golden gate bridge. we have a solo spin out in central lafayette westbound 24 to the right shoulder. checking the drive from the central valley right now, it is looking good with a lot of green. that is what we like to see coming up and over the pass into livermore. >> it was a plot right out of the movies the daring prison break involving helicopters that almost worked. >> the parki
heading home late wednesday night for the san francisco spca fund-raising event. she had handbag on one side and archie in a carrier in the other. >> i fell asleep. it was an accident. i woke up and he was gone. >> she has been looking for him round the clock going to shelters and filing reports. he is more than a pet. she is registered specially trained service dog. she suffers from extreme anxiety brought on by a plane crash when she was eight. >> with him, i don't feel the need on medication. that is how much comfort he brings me. i'm just devastated. >> so is her husband. he has been at his wife's side every minute since archie disappeared. >> i don't had i it's funny. for me and my wife, that is our little kid. >> they have put flyers for every bart station and what started as a thousand dollar reward has grown to $3,000 thanks to strangers that heard their story. police say they plan to look at surveillance video. >> i can't even wrap it around my head. i would do anything to get him back, anything. >> reporter: as i said there is a $3,000 reward. that amount will likely grow. her
accident at a san francisco bart station. we'll tell you how a man was killed by an elevator next. >>> we'll show you how san francisco waterfront is developing to accommodate bigger cruise liners. >>> thousands of workers in the south bay are getting a pay raise. how they are raising questions about poverty in silicon valley. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. welcome to a brand new day it's monday, march 11th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm maureen naylor. pam cook is off today. we want to start with weather and traffic as always. rosemary orozco is in for steve. >> good morning, to you. another day of sunny skies. 60s and 70s. it will be nice and mild. at this hour, however, a little bit of patchy fog. temperatures slipping back into the 30s to 40s once again this morning. we'll have a look at your current temperatures, talk more about that warmup and in the extended forecast the dry weather continues. i'll have a look all the way into next weekend coming up. good morning, sal. >>> good morning, rosemary. northbound 101 approaching the 80 split that traffic l
an accident on 17, and, also, in san francisco, coming off the skyway at 5th the accident is still partly blocking the off-ramp. >> voters go to the polls in june to replace former santa clara supervisor who is accused of misusing taxpayer money. some say the special election is anything but "special." >> google top executives get a big pat on the back with huge bonuses they are putting in the bank. >> santa rosa, berkeley, san jose, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> it is official. supervisors of santa clara have a special election date to fill a seat vacated bit foam supervisor who resigned after using taxpayer money and campaign donations to support his gambling addiction. yesterday, the board voted in favor of holding a special election june 4 despite pleas from some residents to delay the process by three weeks. the special election will cost taxpayers an estimated $1 million. >> when president obama goes on capitol hill he talks exclusive ly with abc7 news' george stephanopolis. the president spoke of the ongoing negotiations with congressional republicans over how to reac
. the name has not been released. >> new details on a shooting earlier in san francisco. they are searching for a person that shot and killed a college student. it happened near bryant and 24th street. jacob vavidiezo was home visiting family members. lilian kim has the latest. >> reporter: he is living the parents' worst nightmare. his son was shot and killed. he heard the gunshots and found his son lying on the ground. >> it hurts, it hurts. mom and dad it hurts. >> juab object was walking home with a friend after a night who out. a man got out of a car and asked him if he was in a gang and shot him several times. >> he only went for one person only. he shot him and shot him and took off. >> friends and family are shocked. they say he wasn't part of any gang and has no idea why anyone would shoot him. >> he wasn't in gangs or anything. >> he was sophomore studying index in portland where he was wide receive on the football team. he played sports and graduated with honors. the teacher of the school to pay his respects. he brought a basketball in jacob's memory. in dish to be a great athlet
this all began back in 2004 in san francisco. on the annual freedom to marry day, a day when gay and lesbian couples across the state applied for marriage licenses knowing they would be fund away. in 2004 the city clerk was told not to turn away the same-sex marriage couples and she the licenses. i was at city hall and it was chaos but joy office -- but joy office chaos. this said this action in motion and now two of the plaintiffs are a lesbian couple from berkeley and the other couples are gay men from southern california. we saw them go inside just a little bit ago. i am privileged to have a seat inside the supreme court. we are not allowed to tweet? there so you are going to have to wait for my live report tonight on abc7 news. live in washington, dc, outside the supreme court, this morning for abc7 news. >> she will be inside and will report back after the historic arguments on abc7 news going at 4:00 this afternoon. >> california lt. governor, attorney general hairharris will be at the supreme court all played a role in the same-sex marriage movement. chief justice john rob
disappeared on a southbound train either in san francisco or peninsula. >> sheer panic. i started screaming. i said -- oh, my god. >> it's been one day since she woke up in a bart train to find her dog gone. she and archie were heading home late wednesday night the san thn francisco spca fund-raising event. she had handbag on one side and archie in a carrier in the other. >> i fell asleep. it was an accident. i woke up and he was gone. >> she has been looking for him round the clock going to shelters and filing reports. he is more than a pet. she is registered specially trained service dog. she suffers from extreme anxiety brought on by a plane crash when she was eight. >> with him, i don't feel the need on medication. that is how much comfort he brings me. i'm just devastated. >> so is her husband. he has been at his wife's side every minute since archie disappeared. >> i don't had i it's funny. for me and my wife, that is our little kid. >> they have put flyers for every bart station and what started as a thousand dollar reward has grown to $3,000 thanks to strangers that heard their story.
live coverage begins here at 11 a.m. >> a suspected carjacker who was shot by san francisco police last night is expected to survive. the shooting happened after a chase through the bayview district. the driver of a stolen bmw was cornered. police say he backed into an officer trying to arrest him. >> the officer was knocked to the ground. the bmw re-positioned itself and about to go forward and the officer was vulnerable and could have been seriously injured or killed. two brother officers fired at the bmw striking the driver one time. >> he says that the bmw was stolen the day before and the carjacker had a shotgun. police are looking into whether the same suspect may have been involved with a series of recent armed robberies. >> this is the latest in a string of officer-involved shootings. there have been six the past week, two in san francisco including last night, and one in guerneville, hayward, union city, and san jose. >> we have an update on the faith hayward shooting. police now say they unintentionally shot and killed a 19-year-old passenger of a car that rammed a police vehi
in the nation, san francisco topped the list with workers making $10.55 an hour and santa fe, new mexico, people are paid $10.51 for minimum wake and now san jose is the third highest in the nation paying workers $10 an hour according to the united states department of labor. we understand of course with this wage hike, leaders will have a new push for the customers and workers that make the extra money to try and keep that money here in san jose by spending it here in the city. live in san jose for sue thompson, for abc7 news. >> in san francisco police are investigating a horrifying accident at a bart station. abc7 news was the first to bring you the story last night. police say a man died after getting crushed on top of the elevator at the montgomery bart station. a man in the elevator called after the elevator was stuck, emergency crews responded and found the victim. they found bedding on top of the elevator car and think he was sloping inside the elevator shaft. our news reporter is at the scene and will have the latest for us at 5:30. >> police in daly city are trying to determine if spee
. it will be held at 1:00 this afternoon. ktvu has learned a former san francisco lab technician will plead guilty to a drug charge. that plea is expected in federal court this morning. the attorney for debra madden says a plea deal has been reached and madden will plead guilty to a simple charge of possession. madden was accused of stealing cocaine from a police station. >>> the one way loop into downtown is being put into place at 8:00 tonight. foothill boulevard will become a oneway street starting where jackson street and mission boulevard meet. from the foothill the loop will turn left on to a street and left on mission back toward jackson. the loop is part of the $100 million route 238 corridor repaving project. >>> time is 4:35. turning out to be a pretty busy morning on interstate 580. how does it look? >> we do have a problem, brian, and pam. we have a big rig fire. i want to put it on the map for you. eastbound 580 at airway three lanes are blocked with this truck fire. westbound 580 is the commute direction but obviously this is going to have an effect even though it is nice and early.
angeles and san francisco if the build -- if the money is there. a report supports the estimates of the statement of how much money it would generate but that will not silence critics who are scent california. the report raises questions of whether the $39 billion in federal money needed to pay for construction will really be there in an age of shrinking budgets. >> the brand new tom lantos tunnel at devil's slide tunnel will have lane closures today because of striping work. the work will begin at 9:00 in the morning and last until 3:00 in the afternoon. one lane of traffic will be open at all times so you can get by. the project opened monday on the san mateo county coast after years of delays. >> all you have to do now is find your way to the tunnels through the fog. >> what do we have out there? by the way, it is foggy friday. >> foggy friday. >> lisa has more. lisa? >> good morning, everyone. we are starting out with visibility reduced to near nothing at our coast. half moon bay, you have very dense fog and novato three quarter visibility with 1.25 in santa rosa. it will be
, that the catholic church faces during this historic time." live in san francisco for abc7 news. >> stay with abc7 news for latest news from vatican city abc7 news breaking into programming when a new pope is elected. >> parents in a pre-school are outraged this morning after discovering a former teacher tied up a two-year-old for refusing to take a nap and took a picture of it. abc7 news reporter, amy hollyfield, is live at center point christian pre-school where the investigation took place with the reaction. >> officials told us today that this is their fifth violation with the state since october. two violations were because they stored bleach in reach of the children. to others had to do with supervision of the children. they say this is the worst infraction. >> i am really shocked, actually. >> parents dropping off their children at the pre-school say they are concerned and have questions about how and why a teacher could have taped a two-year old's wrist and ankles together because she refused to nap. some parents have taken their kids out of the school this week and others say they are wat
. police say dennis was drunk at the time and driving away from another accident. >> san francisco police opened fire on a suspected car jacker this morning after they say he used a stolen taxi to ram their kafr cars. police say the suspect jumped on the roof of a cab, breaking the windshield. the cab driver took off. police used taxi to track that cab to presidio heights them tried to pin the suspect in. >> this is when the driver drove at the officer, officer trying to get out of the way of the car then defending him, himself. >> the suspect was not hit, he kept driving. he was soon arrested for car jacking and assault on a police officer. >> the fbi is looking for a man leased from jail mistakenly. accused of a takeover style robbery this month, arrested for the robbery, then, released from a contra costa county jail by mistake. agents say he held a gun to the teller's head, demanding money. >> south san francisco taking new steps to help stop human trafficking. the new rules adopted by the city council police say the peninsula city investigated more than 150 cases of human trafficking
, including a special thanksgiving mass at st. mary's in san francisco early this afternoon. back here in the east bay, coming up at 6 a.m., we will hear from a local scholar about what the new pope could mean for the ongoing sex abuse scandal facing the catholic church. we're live in oakland, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> on our website we have a tab dedicated to the pope's selection and more local reaction. >>> sal is coming back to get you where you need to go. you're watching the east shore. >> we're looking at the traffic that is doing well. we had some earlier road work but we're checking to make sure it's all taken care of. and it is. the traffic here in berkeley looks good, all the way down to the macarthur maze. when you get to the toll plaza, they also had road work here and that is gone as well. traffic is off to a decent start at the bay bridge toll plaza, no major problems on the bridge getting into san francisco. we're looking at san jose traffic, northbound 280 does look good, so does 101 and 85, so we're off to a good start. notice the fog is not as dense as it was yesterday
outside the san francisco office of senator feinstein this morning in support of her efforts to pass legislation against gun violence. more than 100 ever helps have are planned across the country. the obama administration says it is not giving up on assault weapons ban although senate majority leader harry reid says there are not enough votes to support it in the senate. >> the concord city council is banning residents from growing medical marijuana in their yard. the city council voted unanimously to pass the ordinance on tuesday after discussing and debating the demand for several months amending the city code to prohibit all outdoor marijuana growing even for medical purposes. the ordinance was models after one and jones -- and joins others that limit outdoor cultivation. >> drug sniffing dogs will visit three schools in may. officials approved a program to test whether using dogs to detect drugs and other contraband can make campuses safer. the santa cruz sentinel says the dogs will be deployed at a high school, new school, and academic vocational charter institute because the pr
. -- started again. so lots of details yet to be ironed out. >>> now to san francisco where an investigation is underway after an officer shot a suspect to death there. it began with a car chase on john daly boulevard in daly city and ended in san francisco at hester avenue and bay shore boulevard. reporter: take a look. this is where one of several shots were fired at a suspect this morning, went through this construction fence. luck lie no -- luckily no juan was on the other side. >> this is the first time this morning. >> lives 40 yards from where san francisco and daly city police stopped a stolen car. he says he heard gunshots at 12:30 a.m. >> we were in bed and all of a sudden i heard four or five shots, and woke me up. reporter: evidence numbers marked the spots where shell casings fell. police told us the chase, which ended in the suspect being shot to death here, start net daly city saturday morning. the storm car was spotted on john daly boulevard. daly city police began a pursuit that took them on highway 280 and gave up the chase by the time they hit highway 1. >> sfpd officers o
the jesuits are the largest order of priests in the world. >> in san francisco, catholic parishioners say they feel an almost instant bond with the pope. jodi hernandez is live to explain. >> reporter: he bears the name of st. francis, so folks felt a special connection with the name he chose. catholics across the area say they feel encouraged by what this new pope brings to the table. >> when i heard the bells tolling at about 11:30, that told me a new pope was -- had been chosen. >> reporter: and the ringing of the church bells brought parishioners out to pray. while others gathered around an ipad to watch as the new pope made his first appearance. >> i'm really excited, you know, to be at the cathedral here this afternoon, to be able to witness the election of the new pope. >> this is certainly a very happy and historic day for the catholic church. >> reporter: san francisco's archbishop says he's overcome with feelings of joy and peace at the election of pope francis i. not only did he take his name of francis of assisi, but san francisco's former bishop was one of 115 cardinals who s
foundation >>> next on "abc 7 news" at 9:00. city of san francisco quick response to an overnight club shooting. also the dramatic 911 call after a mother says two teens shot her toddler. a man falsely convict of a crime [ wind howling ] [ female announcer ] it balances you... [ water crashing ] ...it fills you with energy... and it gives you what you are looking for to live a more natural life. in a convenient two bar pack. this is nature valley... delicious granola bars made with the best ingredients in nature. nature valley. nature at its most delicious. >>> inside the 330 rich nightclub the shooting started early this morning and up to the street to the brannon street parking lot. first shot was fired at 1:15. for her safety she did not want to go on camera. >> they were fighting and shooting and running. we sat down by somebody's humer. >> the shooting went on for a while. >> for about 15 minutes. 15 minutes long, nonstop. consistently shooting. >> first tire was flattened by a bullet. san francisco police say three people were wounded. one seriously. he was taken to san francisco
hours from march 25th to march 29th. muni is anticipating fewer riders because san francisco state university has spring break that week. the agency hopes to save $45 billion. >>> happening right now about 100 waste management workers are picketing. they're at a handful of locations. ktvu lorraine blanco just arrived at the facility in san leandro. you talked to union leaders about why this is happening. >> reporter: yeah. they are protesting working conditions here and many other issues. you can see right now there are a few dozen people outside in san leandro at their davis street facility. hundreds of people are walking off the job today at three different locations. their altamont landfill location. their 90th avenue location and here. and i have the ialw spokesperson who will tell us about why they are out here and why they are walking off the job today. good morning, craig. >> good morning. the workers are giving up a days pay. they are concerned about the way the company has been treating workers and could be effecting the way they are treating the community. it has not just
nice tonight, biggest white collar conviction in san francisco history. high-rise ripoff that sent a pair of swindlers to prison. the military does what it can to prevent another incident. also.... >> i'm meteorologist sandhya patel. cracking some showers. how long you will need the rain gear. >> and new home of the 49ers tonight. we break down the price tag for hosting the >> dan: here is a live look at sparkling el riville in the rain. hours before spring officially arrives, rain hits the bay area. good evening, i'm dan ashley. we definitely need the rain after abnormally dry winter but the question is will this make a difference? meteorologist sandhya patel is tracking the system to live doppler radar. >> unfortunately not enough to make a huge dent in our deficit but check out what we are seeing it is much needed moisture. the rainfall is widespread but now becoming more scattered in nature. we're still seeing some returns, light showers down to novato, lucas valley, san rafael and other parts of the bay area. san francisco, we are seeing a few showers heading down to south san
into san francisco, near candlestick park,. the second happened later that afternoon when san jose police shot and killed another man after starting a chase. the third involves union city police who shot and killed a suspect after an attempted traffic stop turned into a footchase. the fourth, as we just mentioned, was the shooting with hayward police earlier this morning. >> vallejo police are investigating what appears to be a murder-suicide. officers were on their way to an apartment for a welfare check this morning, when neighbors reportedly heard gunshots. a male and female were both found with bullet wounds. it's unclear what their relationship was. police are looking into that and the circumstances surrounding their deaths. >> the annual escape from alcatraz triathlon turned deadly today. authorities say a 46-year- old man suffered "a massive cardiac event" as he was getting into the water to start the race. emergency crews noticed him right away. pulled him from the water. and began administering c-p-r but were unable to save him. this is believed to be the first death at the gruel
breaking news. arson investigators are trying to determine the cause of a restaurant fire in san francisco's financial district. firefighters were called out just before 3:00 a.m. to california grill on commercial street. crews were able to quickly extinguish the flames there but one too the fire was hurt and taken to the hospital. >>> in castro valley alameda county sheriff's deputies shot a parolee after he appointed a rifle at them. they shot him in the driveway of his home around 7:30 last night. he was last reported to be in surgery at eden medical center. the man's family called 911 saying he was acting erratically and then the parolee called 911 and threatened to kill arriving deputies. >> in san jose police continue to look for a killer. the man stabbed a woman to death yesterday afternoon just a few blocks from the santa clara county sheriff's office. john alston has more from north first street. >> brutal stabbing happened in broad daylight in a parking lot next to the togo sandwich shop. matt was eating lunch when he heard a commotion and rushed out to help the woman that was sl
and he is medically induced carter. he has had a history of seizures in recent years. >>> san francisco is taking its sister city really with ireland to a new level during the st. paddy's day in san francisco cisco systems will provide a live feed between the two cities. revellers can use their smart phones to see the celebration in ireland which includes an address by mayor ed lee. find a link to the feed at abc7news.com under the see it on tv tab. the party is today, not sunday. you can party as sunday if you like. it starts at market and second streets and ends at the civic center where the festival runs until 5:00 p.m. i don't need to encourage anyone do it safely around st. patrick's day but it sounds like the weather is going to clear up. >> lisa: that is right. fog is going to hang for a couple more hours. clear by the delta right now and you take a look at dive doppler 7-hd. we are not picking up raindrops. in fact equal hour of daylight and darkness. 11 hours, 59 minutes of daylight tomorrow. we'll hit that 12-hour mark and looking at those days getting longer and longer. here
of the car in san francisco and that's when police shot one of the men several times. killing him. it is unclear if that was the passenger or the driver. police are not saying at this point whether the man who was shot had a weapon. >> can you tell me if the person who was killed was armed? >> i can't say exactly if that person was armed or not. just too early in the investigation. >> too early in the investigation to say exactly what happened. >> now, the second man who was inside that car was taken into custody by police. no officers were shot during all of this. but at least one officer did sustain some minor injuries. in fact the car that the two men were inside actually rolled into a police car. and hit that police car. now, as we bring you back out live to the picture, san francisco homicide investigators are out here still gathering evidence. they will be working with the district attorney's office to piece together this deadly police shooting. we also did this morning put in a call to daily city police for a comment on what took place here since their department was involv
this easter sunday gathering at san francisco's highest peak for a sunrise service. we're live on mount davidson with more. >> reporter: good morning, carolyn. that sunrise service here ended just about an hour ago. now we have mount davidson to ourselves. the ceremony was majestic. we're at the canopy of trees and it was at the base of this cross, san francisco's highest peak. it began with bagpipers. take a listen. ♪ hundreds of people, families, friends, religious and spiritual made the pilgrimage through the woods and rugged terrain to begin their southeast sunday in prayer and celebration. they started coming about 5:00 this morning. the morning's sunrise service was the 91st anniversary of the early morning tradition. for many, it's an annual journey to mount davidson. the area residents and a family from san diego came here to take in the splendor. >> a wonderful time of worship with everyone coming together with other churches to celebrate jesus christ risen, it's amazing. i'm grateful to be here. >> coming here is going to be a great experience because we're close to nature,
. it started at a home on mckinnon and then traveled around the corner to 3rd street here in san francisco's bay view district just before 1:00 this morning. it caused severe fire damage to three buildings. water damage to two homes. those are flooded. then one building suffered damage on the outside of it. all of these buildings are homes except for one. there is one business here. it's called the new club long island. all of the people escaped their homes safely but they say it was scary. >> went to bed and heard an explosion. we thought it was like shooting or something. we didn't pay attention to anything. and then woke up my wife and went and picked a window and i seen particles coming from the sky so i went to the other window and i saw the fire. i woke her up and got some clothes and got out as quick as we could. >> reporter: he says he is still looking for signs of his cat. but everyone got out okay. everyone was out by the time firefighters got here. two firefighters were hurt. one fell off his ladder. suffered bumps and bruises. another suffered from minor smoke inhalation and is
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